Robert Corona - RAO Design Studio
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Robert Corona

Project Coordinator


Robert brings a background in multi-family real estate development and a masters degree in Historic Preservation to his role as Project Coordinator. Responsible for the logistics of the projects that we undertake, Robert has a long history of interacting with the public and bringing multi-disciplinary perspectives to the fulfillment side of our kitchen and bath projects. From the initial pricing and RFI’s to ordering, confirmation, delivery, and site management, Robert’s is a steady and professional presence in every project. His participation in the SieMatic Academy and Gaggenau Culinary Training Course has given him a deeper understanding of these two primary brands and how to work with them and our clients.


A native of San Antonio, TX, Robert pursued his career as a client liaison and project manager in Manhattan for projects like Tribeca House, The Milan, and 95 Wall St.  He relocated to Atlanta and pursued degrees in Art History, including coursework in Art Conservation and Latin American Studies.  Robert has a MA in Heritage Preservation from Georgia State University (2014). Robert joined RDS in 2014 and has developed  a rapport with clients, vendors and contractors alike.


Robert is active in his community. He has served the Atlanta Freedom band since 2011, as an artistic director and member of its board. His interests also include art, fashion, and architecture, as well as urban design and the relationship of culture and heritage to the built environment.



Matthew D Rao, CKD

Owner and Principal


Keri Zink, RA

CAD Modeling and Archicad


Jennifer Proffitt

Accounts Manager


David Sabo

Installations and Fitting